(TA) Programme Specialist
Lagos, Nigeria
3d ago
source : Fuzu

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have

  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields : International Development, Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Education, or another relevant field.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience, at the national and international level working with children and marginalized youth in the global south, including on adolescent / youth / community engagement and innovation.
  • Experience with working with Generation Unlimited globally or at the national level will be an asset
  • Fluency in English and French is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.
  • Skills and Work Experience

  • Specialized training in youth, gender, diversity, community leadership and engagement, entrepreneurship, innovation and social, behavioral change is an asset
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, public speaking, presentation, writing, critical thinking, and analytical skills
  • Previous experience in Africa is essential
  • Experience in working with teams
  • Good computer skills with software proficiency in Windows, Microsoft Office Suit (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote)
  • Previous work experience with UNICEF would be an advantage

    To have maximum impact, GenU will focus on three priorities :

    Digital skills and access to data

    Skills for learning, employability, and decent work

    Youth engagement and empowerment

    Task1 : Coordinate UNICEF’s contribution to the GenU Nigeria framework :

  • Ensure that GenU Nigeria’s Strategy is integrated into UNICEF programme strategies and aligned to outcomes for children in education, health, nutrition, child protection, WASH, youth engagement and other relevant programme sections
  • Support GenU Nigeria’s Secretariat to monitor implementation and progress of the GenU Nigeria strategic plan and ensure timely contribution from UNICEF NCO on agreed components
  • Work as an integral part of GenU Nigeria’s national secretariat (UNICEF and TEF) in support of creating the public-private-youth partnership, organizing co-creation meetings with GenU Nigeria partners, supporting CAP with formalizing partnerships, support the organization of GenU Nigeria Board, Steering Committee and Task Forces meetings
  • Task 2 : Lead the implementation of the Youth Agency Marketplace (YOMA) as part of GenU Nigeria

  • Design and implement GenU Nigeria’s Youth Challenge through YOMA using a dynamic model that brings together young Nigerians to design innovative new solutions in support of education, skills, employment, entrepreneurship and youth engagement for scale and private sector investments
  • Develop the YOMA strategy for the GenU Nigeria, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire and rollout plan to reflect priorities of young Nigerians aged 10-24, in support of preparing every young Nigerian to become productive and engaged members of society by being in some form of school, learning, training and / or employment by 2030
  • Please refer to the attached detailed job description for more information TOR for Programme Specialist GENU .docx

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